Mean Green S&D Finish Fifth At C-USA Championships

March 1, 2014

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ATLANTA, Ga. -The North Texas swimming and diving team placed fifth in the Conference USA championship, which concluded Saturday evening.

Sophomore Jana Burkard started off the evening with a third-place finish in the 1650 freestyle. Her time of 16:36.06 was the fifth fastest time in program history and a season best.

In the 200 backstroke, junior Mona Groteguth placed fifth in tying her highest finish in in the meet. Groteguth has nine out of the top-10 fastest times in school history.

The Mean Green’s 200 breaststroke preliminaries qualified three swimmers in the final. Krista Rossum was the top-finisher, holding her eighth place spot. While Chloe Tong improved her top-20 finish and had a lifetime-best time of 2:23.55.

For complete result from the Conference USA Championship click here

Women - Team Scores
1 Rice University Rice University 1,000
2 Florida International Univ. Florida International Univ. 740
3 East Carolina University East Carolina University 700
4 Western Kentucky University Western Kentucky University 686
5 North Texas, University of North Texas, University of 571
6 Tulane Swimming and Diving Tulane Swimming and Diving 463
7 Florida Atlantic University Florida Atlantic University 438. 50
8 Old Dominion University Old Dominion University 415
9 Marshall University Marshall University 328. 50



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